Department of Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering


Centre of Excellence in Water Resource Management :
The centre for excellence in water resources management (CEWRM) was initiated with the vision of become centre for innovation in sustainable research, education and training in water resources management and allied fields.
It was established as an initiative of the BITS Pilani, Hyderabad campus in 2010.
Please click here for CEWRM Homepage. 


Associate Research Center (ARC) of Volvo Research and Education Foundations’ Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Urban Freight Systems (VREF’s CoE-SUFS)


The ARC of VREF Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Urban Freight Systems is dedicated to investigating new ways of infusing sustainability and efficiency into the way businesses send and receive goods. BITS Pilani – Hyderabad campus is the only private institute and one of the three Indian academic institutions with this research partnership.  
The mission of ARC of VREF’s CoE-SUFS is to change the idea of urban freight systems from one driven by profit maximization to one that accounts for the externalities produced. The research team use technology, public policy, and proactive engagement of the private sector as building blocks to design and implement actionable strategies to transform and push forward the leading edge of urban freight systems.
  • Workshop on “Road Safety Management Practices in India: Lessons Learned and Way Forward”, February 06, 2021 
  • Workshop on “Concept, Theory and Practices of Road Pricing Schemes: Lessons Learned and Way Forward”, March 06-07, 2020
  • Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) Study Visit Grant (SVG) of 30000 SEK ($3000), 2020 to visit CoE-SUFS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, USA | Funding Agency: VREF, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Workshop on “Sustainable Processes in Civil and Chemical Engineering”, November 15-16, 2019
  • Conference Grant (travel, registration, accommodation, subsistence, etc.) of ₹300,000 ($4000), 2018 to visit VREF Advanced Studies Institutes on Sustainable Urban Freight Systems (VASI-SUFS) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 2018 
Funding Agency: VASI-SUFS, RPI, Troy